John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Sun Jul 30 20:14:20 BST 2006
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Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 30, 2006 at 03:08:20PM +0200, Jonathan Carter wrote:
>> I just read this blog entry from Debian planet, would this solve the
>> suspend problem with a high-res usplash?
> Unlikely, I'm afraid. There /is/ a potential mechanism for this - rather
> than using the kernel framebuffer driver, we could do vesa in userspace.
> This has a couple of drawbacks (x86-specific, would probably need
> additional code written in order to support amd64) but would allow
> higher resolutions without being likely to break suspend/resume.
Could use VESA kdrive, but uh. Okay so kdrive is really lightweight and
all, but it's still, you know. An X server. It's BIG compared to a
single-function, tiny little program to scribble on the screen!
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